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Tom Igoe

Tom Igoe, New York City, 2017.
Credit: Peter Adams / Faces of Open Source (

Date and place of birth
b. 1967
Current location
New York, NY
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2009, Project Resident

Tom Igoe is the area head for physical computing courses at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in the Tisch School of the Arts. In these courses, Igoe teaches programming and electronics as tools for art and design, starting with how to sense and respond to human physical expression.

Igoe’s research interests also include networks, lighting design, the environmental and social impacts of technology development, clocks, and monkeys. He is a co-founder of Arduino.

His website features the work he has done since he joined the full-time faculty at ITP in 2001. For the summary version, here is his CV.

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